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  • v. Present participle of henpeck.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Issa is working to shed his reputation as an omnipresent, henpecking nuisance whose shouting-forth turns into political headlines.

    With new influence, Issa recasts self as Washington's whistleblower

  • It's been a while since I've posted a henpecking fight on, so here's one from this morning. argued about where the 9/11 terrorist trial should be held.

    Dlisted - Be Very Afraid

  • Stu Ed Helms, the neurotic dentist, needs an escape from his henpecking girlfriend for a few days.

    Buzzine » The Hangover

  • And she really has no claim on Nate such that he deserves the sniffs of dissaproval, the henpecking or the cold shoulder.

    How We Were Renewed ...

  • But I worry that the caricature of Michelle is what will gel in people's minds, and this Ivy League-educated executive and mother of two will become nothing more than a henpecking mouth that won't let Barack alone.

    A Real Wife, In a Real Marriage

  • Could it have been all the henpecking he's been getting from that regretful woman at home?

    Kate Clinton: Buzzkill

  • Trollope killed off Mrs. Proudie, the henpecking bishop's wife in the Barsetshire Chronicles and one of his greatest creations, simply because he overheard two men complaining at his club about how he made a habit of carrying over characters from one book to another.

    July 2006

  • Soul searching with a couple friends about this henpecking led to the following theories:

    Once a Boss, Always a Boss

  • And so I put to him some other foolish jokes about soapsuds, henpecking, and flat-irons, which set the man into a fury, and succeeded in raising

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • The young wife grew annoyed with the henpecking and threatened to walk back to Utah.

    shoe tree, ladies of the WNBA, transitory Venus, & etc.

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